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FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
-asaad must leave office. so where is america's credibility? >> reporter: the white house says the administration intends to declassify and release intelligence information. why the white house believes it was a chemical attack. bill: will he seek congressional authority before a military strike? >> reporter: the white house says it's consulting with congress as the war powers act requires. kings out of town for recess but one congressman says the president should do mow. he says the president should be making the case to the american public and his administration should come to congress to explain their plans. the consequences are too great for congress to be brushed aside. the president has been speaking with foreign leaders including british prime minister david cameron. they discussed possible consequences from the international community to syria. martha: we are told that the military assets are already in place when and if president obama does decide to order a strike. here is defense secretary chuck hagel speaking about this to the bbc. >> leaders all over the world said
FOX News
Aug 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
, everybody, i'm martha maccallum here in "america's newsroom." what a story this is. gregg: incredible courage. i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. listen to the hero of this story. her name is antoinette toff. she came face-to-face with the shooting suspect, michael brand done hill. >> oh i'm in the front office. he went outside to start shooting. [gunfire] can i run? >> can you get somewhere safe? >> yeah. i got to go. and he's coming back. >> put the phone down. >> okay. she said she is getting police to tell him to back off for you, okay? >> tell them to stop all movement. >> okay. okay. >> stop all movement now on the ground. stop all movement on the ground. he said don't care if he die. he have nothing to live for. he says he is not mentally stable. >> stay on the line with me. okay? put the phone down if you have to but don't put it on hold so i can't hear. martha: she not only calms him down but then she speaks to the police and becomes a intermediary in this situation. she convinces him to give himself up before hurting anybody. listen to this part. >> let me talk to them an
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
:30 this morning we'll be our guest here in america's newsroom and what he thinks america needs to do next. gregg: speaking of the leverage of money, american dollars. between 1948 and 2011 the u.s. provided $1.6 billion in bilateral form aid. 83% of u.s. aid to egypt today is in the form of military assistance. martha: you could be feeling the egyptian turmoil coming at the gas pump. egypt does not produce a lot of oil, but they control the main waterways that allow the oil to get where it needs to go. the national average $3.54, but if this continues the thinking is that it could go way up. charles, what are your thoughts on that in the. >> last week we saw crude oil prices spike and a lot of that contributed to the geopolitical violence. the suez canal is extraordinarily important. the longer that takes -- if that were cut off it would take so much longer to transport oil around the world the prices would no doubt go higher. as this particular situation intensifies, you could see a big risk of this hitting us on the wall is pretty good. martha: egypt is palm 54 on the list of oil producers. th
FOX News
Aug 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
, but thousands of times a year. we're working to this story on a friday morning. welcome to "america's newsroom." martha: big one. bill: shocker. are you surprised? i'm thoroughly stunned. martha: you wonder what the next shoe to drop is. i'm martha maccallum. the nsa reportedly intercepted calls from americans on american soil. many times they say it was by accident. sometimes an area code was a mix-up between egypt and washington, d.c. but either way, when these mistakes were made, although we've been told that the government tried to be as transparent as possible, nobody was told that those mistakes were made and the information that we got in this report from the "washington post" last night comes from edward snowden, the man who leaked the initial information about the nsa program and now has temporary asylum in russia. bill: funny how that works, huh? senior white house foreign affairs correspondent wendell goler is on vacation with the president at martha's vineyard. actually wendell's working. the president is on vacation. what's the white house saying about this, wendell? >> reporter:
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
into the public sector as well. good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum in "america's newsroom." gregg: i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. obamacare provides many employers to provide coverage to anyone who works at least 30 hours a week. but to get around that, some employers are just cutting back on the hours this report coming just days after ups announced it will not provide coverage to husbands and wives of employees who can get insurance on their own. martha: ups is not alone in this. many employers fear they will not be able to afford it. some saying they still don't know what's in the law. this is years after it was signed into law and nancy pelosi famously said this. >> we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it away from the fog of the controversy. martha: the truth is, we are still finding out what's in it, stuart. companies are still scratching their heads saying we're not really sure how this will affect us and what it will cost us. stuart is the host of "varney & company" on the fox business network. what do you make of this latest news? >> it is chan
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
some malicious thing against the president and it appears he's quite sincere. bill: i think america needs another beer. 26 past. growing talk after military strike against syria. will american cruise missiles be enough to achieve the objective and what should that objective be? martha: folks in one town a bit on edge. the unwanted guest that has been staying indoors. >> i ran out of the house. it was real scary. i said imnever going back there again. help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. martha: the obama administration is saying it's ready to act against syria if the president gives the green light for that action after declaring there is undeniable evidence syria launched a
FOX News
Aug 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
know me. right next door to your office. i'm heather nauert in for martha maccallum today. america's closest ally backing out of a possible coalition. britain voting against military action concluding there wasn't enough evidence who carried out the chemical attack. listen. >> i don't think bashar al-assad should take any comfort in anything we're saying. i think he should be crystal clear knowing that the international community is standing up what he has done against his own people. the u.s. government is going to respond and he and his regime will be held accountable. bill: what do which expect today? the white house says it will release an unclassified intel report on that syrian chemical attack. there was a briefing last night with leading lawmakers. molly henneberg is leading our coverage. has the president spoken to the british prime minister since the vote went against military intervention in parliament last night, molly? >> reporter: the two have been in close consultation in the past week. british prime minister david cameron he expects, quote, president obama understand
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
you busy all season? >> there is animals everywhere. north america, top to bottom. >> peter: can aidry yep give us a big wave. >> brian: she'll be back tomorrow. >> gretchen: see you then. bill: you know what that is, martha? martha: what? bill: that's a bear market, folks. claim by an economist who says the national debt which stands just shy of 17 trillion isn't even close to what the government and you the taxpayer really owe. oh joy. martha: fantastic. bill: i'm bill hemmer. welcome to "america's newsroom." martha: and i'm fine. i'm martha maccallum. good morning, everybody. the gentleman who came with this is james hamilton. he is a economics professor at university of california at san diego. and he claims that the true national debt is more like 70 trillion dollars. and that the government has been low balling us for years according to him by keeping certain debt off the books. bill: with the government on the hook for ious like social security and medicare and pension promises across the country, combined with an aging population, america could be in a whole lot of hurt.
FOX News
Aug 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
. welcome here to "america's newsroom." you have come back for more. >> i decided to try another day. i'm heather childers in for martha maccallum. snowden has been in limbo at the moscow airport since june 20 third. the u.s. wanted russia to send him back home to face prosecution for spilling secrets about the u.s. surveillance program. instead russia granted him a year of asylum. bill: we wonder what is next. greg palkot live in london. there are a lot of rumors that he could go to cuba or venezuela. what is the latest there, greg. >> reporter: hello, bill and heather. by our calculations about an hour 1/2 ago he left his limbo status there at the terminal at the moscow airport. edward snowden the nsa leaker, is now traveling into russia. traveling to an undisclosed location according to his lawyer. indisclosed because of security concerns. he also, we have just learned, traveling with a member of the wikileaks organization, the whistle-blower organization assisting him in all of his various travels. this refugee status allows him to live and work in the country for one year and then,
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
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FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am PDT
morning, everybody, i'm bill hemmer. welcome here to "america's newsroom." martha has time with the family. welcome back. >> you got it, i'm here. good to see you, nice to see all of you as well. these polls are stunning. record, 74%. three out of four voters tell fox news they think americans rely too much on the government and not enough on themselves. bill: stuart varney, host of "varney & company" fox business network. good morning to you. take insid tell us what they say. >> look deeply inside the food stamp program. 53% of the respondents think government makes it too easy to get food stamps. 57% think people are taking advantage of the food stamp program. there is overwhelmingly negative view of this particular form of handout, welfare entitlement. bill: a lot of people think there is abuse in this. 14 million more americans since 2009. >> yep. bill: up more than a million in the last year alone? >> that is correct. and the government is still advertising to bring more people into the food stamp program. and by the way, bill, the cost of that program has gone up dramatically. 78 bil
FOX News
Aug 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
. good morning, everybody. i'm martha maccallum here in "america's newsroom." gregg: i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. those reports come on the same date supreme leader of the muslim brotherhood was arrested. he was taken into custody at an apartment in cairo, one day after a court ordered the release of former dictator hosni mubarak. martha: leland vittert is live in the middle east this morning. leland, are the mass arrests doing the trick to get things under control? >> reporter: so far so good for the egyptian army, martha. the massive arrest of the muslim brotherhood and round-up of b-level supporters taken the brother's ability to put people out on the streets and create the chaos we saw last week away. so far so good for the brotherhood. no question the round-ups came as a big gamble for the army. it could have on flamed things much more. probably the fact it did not. we've not seen a lot of people out on the streets in the last couple days, that the support of the muslim brotherhood was not as widespread as a year ago when they won the election. the egyptian army has a lot
FOX News
Aug 5, 2013 6:00am PDT
, everybody, i'm bill hemmer live here in "america's newsroom." she's come back for more pain and punishment. patti ann: not at all. i'm in for martha maccallum today, and senior u.s. officials say the intelligence is specific, and it points to terrorists setting off surgically-implanted devices. former cia director michael hayden says closing the embassies could be more than just caution. >> well, that's the cost of doing business, and i understand the argument that it seems to, as you say, empower them more than perhaps they're really capable of performing. on the other hand, you have a real danger to americans. you want to be cautious and let me add an additional factor in here, chris, the announcement itself may also be designed to interrupt al-qaeda planning, to put them off stride, to put them on the back foot, to let them know that we're alert and that we're on at least to a portion of this plot line. bill: so that with chris wallace on sunday morning. peter doocy live this morning out of washington. good morning to you. the latest on these threats, what can we report? good morning. >
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
passed thus far in 2005, a trade agreement with central america, the first energy policy bill in decade, a multi-year highway bill. it was the last time the president and the congress had a multi-year funding bill. bill: you are argue he was active and relevant. >> you mentioned the approval rating. he's down 5 point in a month from july it was 47 percent. now it's up to 52. that's a jump of 5 points. >> president bush's approval ratings were low because of an unpopular war in iraq. president obama is supposedly winning the war against terrorism and the economy is recover and he's in his second term and there ought to be a brief moment of below but there hasn't been. bill: if that is the case, what is the calculation between joe biden and hillary clinton? dose wait to see what she does or does he get in regardless? >> i think he gets in regardless. there is nothing to be lost by anybody. o'malley, the governor of maryland. there is no disadvantage to them going to iowa in this early stage and start to poke around and build relationships and flesh out their messages. there they don't kno
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
and hoping for the best. martha: congressman mike mccall will join us in america's news room coming up in a couple minutes. bill has a map of the area from the air. bill: syria is here. and damascus there. over the weekend you had four navy warships move into the area, situated off the western coast of syria in the eastern mediterranean. they could take action if necessary. you have two naval aircraft carriers, much bigger vessels. one off the coast of yemen and one off the mouth of the persian gulf. if they were to make a move and come to the suez canal it would tack several days at a minimum. could they make a move? that's something like mike mccall is talking about. what he says about allowing it to fester. what are your good options? that a cruise missile take out a chemical weapon? then opposing this are al qaeda fighters from all over the world. they are on one side and assad on the other and the options are limited. martha: syrian forces are known to have an undeclared number of chemical a weapons including sarin gas stored in 57 cities. it's one of the countries that has not jo
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
or elsewhere. we start with the news. it is just breaking now. i'm bill hemmer in "america's newsroom." martha has time with the family. good to see you heather. >> i'm heather childers. nice to be back. pentagon officials say the broad evacuation effort is due to the threat that already prompted the closure of 19 u.s. embassies across the middle east and after from. bill: greg palkot picks up the story live from london with the latest there what is the latest you're hearing on the ground in yemen, greg. >> reporter: latest from our contacts on the ground in yemen things are definitely getting serious there. fox news was told at least one c-117 u.s. military aircraft transported something like 90 non-essential staffers from the embassy. u.s. citizens outside the embassy told to leave immediately. we were on the phone with the embassy this morning. it certainly sounded like they were on high alert. we had been there, it is a well-secured embassy, but according to my contacts it is more secure today. additional tanks, armored personnel carriers, all around that place, u.s. surveillance aircraft
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
morning to you, martha, in new york. martha: i'm martha maccallum live in "america's newsroom" this morning. several countries are standing against the syrian regime saying they want to take action and now britain and france are saying they may hold off on their decision until the united nations finishes their work. president obama says is short strike he believes will be effective. >> if we're saying in a clear and decisive but very limited way, we send a shot across the bow staying stop doing, that can have a positive impact on our national security over the long term. bill: molly henneberg leads our coverage live on the north lawn. poly, there will be more meetings today there, but this one is with leaders from congress, and what do we know about that meeting today? >> reporter: the president will two more in depth what the white house is saying all week. that this was a chemical attack they believe, that the u.s. can not let it go unanswered and the president is expected to lay out to congressional leaders his options and classified intelligence behind these options. there
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 6:00am PDT
interview took place nine months ago. good morning, everybody, i'm bill hemmer. welcome to "america's newsroom." nice to see you heather. >> i'm heather childers in for martha maccallum. the charges are sealed. so we don't know who exactly was named. bill: that's right. the justice department says the investigation is a top priority. the republican says the administration is tooking its good ol' time to cover up mistakes the night ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed. steve centanni leads our coverage in washington. the charges are what here, steve? >> reporter: we don't know the charges or the names of the accused because the indictment is sealed. we know the indictment did come down. these are the first criminal indictments or the first indictment in the aftermath of the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, an attack as you know that left four americans dead. the justice department is only saying that the ongoing but a u.s. official confirmed for fox news the indictment has been issued. president obama was asked on "the jay leno show" last night whether his r
FOX News
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
identification? a photo i.d. in order to vote in america? north carolina is at the center of a national battle. the justice department is being called in to investigate. martha: look at these floods shutting down highways and roads. where people are trying to stay afloat and what they can expect next. bill: a rodeo act that features a clown wearing a president obama mask. was that out of line or no big deal. when we made our commitment to the gulf, bp had two big goals: help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. first wait till summer. then get the cars ready. now add the dodge part. ♪ the dodge summer clearance event. right now get 0% financing for to 72 months and no payments for 90 days
FOX News
Aug 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
hemmer here in "america's newsroom." jaime: i'm jamie colby in for martha maccallum here today. that appears to be good news, right? digging deeper into the report it was one of the only good signs. americans are seeing hours and pay drop. that is not all. rick: stuart varney, host of "varney & company" on the fox business network. stu, you hear numbers of jobs created, unemployment rate goes down, how is that a bad thing? >> 162,000 new jobs is disappointing. that is an understatement. that is quite dismal. if you dig even deeper into this full report you see some pretty shocking things. number one, 240,000 people dropped out of the workforce. they just quit trying. that is how the unemployment rate came down to 7.4%. a quarter of a million people dropped out. then we have part-time work up, by 174,000, to a record 28.2 million. there are 28 million people in america working part time. and that number is rising. it has never been higher. obamacare may have something to do with that. rick: stu, the labor participation rate. this is number about people who dropped out because it
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 6:00am PDT
another key part of the new healthcare law. why would that be? i'm bill hemmer. welcome to america's newsroom. you came back to more pain. martha: would you like me to leave again? it's raining outside. there is no reason not to be at work. every day there is a new delay it seems, what provision under the law that's supposed to set limit on everyone's out of pocket costs and the white house put that off for a year. ththe limit was not supposed to exceed $6,350 for an individual, $12,700 for a family. bill: now insurers can set a higher limit or no limit at all. what's this all about? >> reporter: apparently it's about computers. they say we didn't have the computer systems in place. we need another year. in the meantime people watching the show you could probably end up paying more out of pocket expenses. some of these insurance policies could have no limit at all. bill: i thought the law was designed to help the uninsured. >> this is the second major thing that's been tweaked. they also got rid of the employer penalty. big businesses don't have to pay a penalty. and you still have
FOX News
Aug 9, 2013 6:00am PDT
to friday. back to "america's newsroom." >> i'm browne here for martha maccallum. they said it is out of caution and not related to the original threat. bill: we expect the president to address some specific concerns in a news conference from the white house. here is press secretary jay carney late yesterday on that. >> when it comes to protecting americans serving in our embassies and facilities around the world, it is very important to take the necessary precautions when there is this kind of credible threat information. bill: greg palkot leads our coverage. he's working the story out of london today. what is the latest out of pakistan, greg. >> reporter: that's right, bill. we were talking just a short while ago with officials at the u.s. embassy in islamabad, pakistan. they had confirm ad drawdown of what they called non-emergency personnel from the u.s. consulate in lahore. that is about 180 miles southeast of islamabad. that personnel is in fact being brought up to islamabad in that capital area. they also confirmed to us that it was all due to a specific threat against that ins
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